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Rutherford Co. Woman Must Repay State in TennCare Fraud Case

A Rutherford county woman is ordered to repay the state after appearing in court on charges involving TennCare fraud. The Office of Inspector General (OIG) today announced sentencing in Rutherford County for 37-year-old Maura Barrera. She was convicted of TennCare…

MTE Emerges as Most Decorated Utility at Lineman Rodeo

Middle Tennessee Electric came away as the most decorated utility from the Tennessee Valley Lineman’s Rodeo this weekend in Jackson, Tenn. Competing with utilities across the Tennessee Valley, MTE claimed seven of the 12 places in overall results across four…

State Wants Your Input On New Vehicle Plates

Governor Bill Lee invited Tennesseans to “Rate the Plates” and help choose the state’s next standard license plate by selecting their favorite design at tn.gov/ratetheplates. Per Tennessee statute, the plate is redesigned every eight years if funds are approved in the…

TDOE School Designations Announced: West Side Elementary Exits Targeted Assistance List

The Tennessee Department of Education recently announced the school designations for the 2020-21 school year, which include the top five percent of schools for academic achievement and the top five percent for student growth, including 188 schools spanning 61 districts statewide.  In addition to recognizing Reward schools, the department also named schools that have improved…

Cannon County Schools Showing Student Growth According to the State

The Tennessee Department of Education recently released the 2020-21 Spring Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program (TCAP) district-level results. The results highlight the importance of addressing the needs of students and moving forward with a sense of urgency and optimism about what our students…